When winter comes, our skin flashes the S.O.S signal to us. In this case, S.O.S stands for "Save Our Skins." Two years in a row, the U.S has experienced extremely cold winters. Since I went through the Bitter Winter of 2010, this year I wised up and lotioned up until I left for the tropical country of Vietnam. But for two months, my skin was in a state of bliss thanked to Vaseline Intensive Rescue Repairing Moisture Lotion.
|Vaseline Intensive Rescue Repairing Moisture Lotion ($4.49 for 10 fl. oz.)|
First of all, the Vaseline Intensive Rescue line belongs to the regular line-up of Vaseline lotions. The price ranges from $4.50 to $8-10 USD depending on the size. Now, Vaseline came out with Sheer Infusion in 2009 which contains light-weight lotions with more moisturizing properties.
|I squeezed a small amount of lotion on my palm for demonstration...|
|...then rubbed it in and waited for it to dry. Can you tell the difference?|
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Since I became a beauty blogger, I have accrued quite a lot of bottles of lotion. Whenever I visited the local library, I always saw the hardworking librarians wearing disposable gloves to protect their hands. Yet, their hands are still wrecked from the dryness. So, before I left the States, I packed a couple of bottles of unopened Vaseline lotions, including Intensive Rescue Repairing Moisture, and sent them as a gift to the librarians. Needless to say, they were very happy and the next thing I knew was a librarian showing me her soft hands.
Vaseline Intensive Rescue set up a website with information to help people with dry skin called dryskinrescue.com. They also have a team called the Dry Skin Patrol consists of Dr. Jessica Wu, a celebrity dermatologist, and some beauty bloggers. This team travels around the country to see how Vaseline Intensive Rescue Repairing Moisture Lotion fare out. Below is a video of the Dry Skin Patrol in Coney Island. I salute their bravery as I would pretty much prefer the warm and sunny weather :) You can also follow the Dry Skin Patrol on Facebook to see where they are going next.
So, what do you think about Vaseline Intensive Rescue Repairing Moisture lotion? Please let me know in the comment section, ok?
Disclaimer: the product was provided for PR purposes. The opinions and experience, however, are mine.
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